Israel

Troutman Sanders’ Israel practice is composed of dedicated, experienced lawyers with deep knowledge of the legal and business issues facing Israeli companies. Our lawyers have spent extensive time in Israel, speak Hebrew, and are familiar with the country, its customs, and its business environment. In addition, firm lawyers have practiced law in Israel and have been admitted to the Israeli Bar. Our lawyers travel to Israel frequently, and provide counsel and advice to both Israeli companies in need of global representation, as well as non-Israeli entities interested in investments and other activities in Israel.

Our team is heavily involved in the operations of various for- and non-profit organizations that promote the growth and strength of U.S. / Israeli business and relations. Through this involvement, we have built strong relationships with many leading business people and organizations active in the Israeli market. These relationships allow us to connect our clients with those who can best provide effective and innovative solutions, providing significant advantages for our clients.

We pride ourselves on providing incisive, effective counsel to our clients and working closely with them to create a strategy that will produce desired outcomes in a timely and cost-effective manner. We are aware of the vast opportunities for growth the U.S. presents to our Israeli clients, and diligently pursue the avenues that will offer the most success.

The below represents a partial list of areas in which we represent Israeli companies or interests:

Representative Experience

  • Represent the underwriters of an IPO for an Israeli biotech company; a follow-on public offering for an Israeli biotech company; a direct public offering for an Israeli biotech company; and a confidentially marketed public offering for an Israeli biotech company
  • Successfully represented the technology transfer arm of an Israeli university in having an alleged fraud and tortious interference action dismissed by the Southern District of New York on forum non conviens grounds. Gordon v. Ramot-At-Tel-Aviv University, 13 Civ. 5105 (AT), 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49376 (SDNY, April 8, 2014). Motion for reconsideration denied, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 84238 (SDNY June 5, 2014).
  • Represent Israeli owners of intellectual property in arbitrations stemming from American joint ventures.
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